[OS X TeX] BBedit and LaTeX integration under Leopard

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Jan 12 17:27:49 EST 2008

On 12 jan 2008, at 22:27, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On 12 jan 2008, at 22:21, David Airey wrote:
>> Dear Maarten (and others),
>> Thank you. I tried your solution from your site, but I get the  
>> following from my terminal:
>> AireyDC:~ dairey$ /Users/dairey/Library/ShellScripts/CompileTeX- 
>> engine -pdflatex '/Users/dairey/Documents/Jobs/jobs_2008/ 
>> U_Chicago_2008/letter.tex'
>> ~/Documents/Jobs/jobs_2008/U_Chicago_2008 ~
>> /Users/dairey/Library/ShellScripts/CompileTeX-engine: line 477:  
>> pdflatex: command not found
>> My Mac Tex 2007 is otherwise correctly installed, I'm guessing,  
>> because TexShop compiles readily.
> No, it isn't: pdflatex is not in your path, or it seems that way.
> Can you post the result of the commands when executed in the terminal:
> echo $PATH | tr ':' '\n'
> which tex
> env | grep 'TEX[^T]'
> Since TeXShop uses the full paths from its own preferences, it works  
> even when the terminal doesn't.

I've updated the script to check that tex can be found early on in the  
script. If not, we check the default for MacTeX (/usr/texbin) and see  
what that brings us. This should make the script work even when the  
terminal doesn't. I'm still noisy about that.



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